Empowering at-risk youth through skateboarding

A skateboarder does a grab trick in a bowl-shaped skate park. In the background is a watching crowd, palm trees, and the ocean.
Latest posts

  • Weightloss, science and self-love

    This is a rewrite of a facebook post that proved really popular with some more detail and thought put into it.  Very often in health and fitness we see statements like: “The key to weightloss is X” “You have to give 100%” “You just need to be strong!” The problem is, all of those reduce…

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  • The Broken Stair

    Before the holidays a close friend of mine relayed an analogy that has been knocking around in my head since then, regarding interpersonal relationships. He said every group has a broken stair. I looked confused. He explained. Everyone has that one person in the group that’s a broken stair. You know that it’s broken, so…

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  • Eating for the holidays

    Cavaet: A week of eating what you want and not exercising will not significantly derail your progress. What derails people is the shame, feeling of failure and social judgements that come from  “falling off the wagon”. The point of this article is to help people make mindful decisions about eating and exercise during the holidays,…

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Learn to skate

Skatepark welcomes youth of all ages and experience levels. Whether you’ve never been on a board before, or you can already do tricks, there’s a place for you and something to learn.

Make new friends

Skateboarding is a social sport! Come hang out and meet some new friends to cheer you on while you skate. We have a strict no-bullying policy and maintain a supportive environment.

Close-up of a person riding a skateboard, focusing on their feet and the board. One foot is on the board, while the other foot is up, in motion. A skatepark is blurred in the background.

Skateboarding can teach people discipline, patience, and resiliency. It’s a great sport for kids with a lot of energy! We’ll help build up some structure and support in your life, all while you meet new people and have a ton of fun learning how to skateboard.

Visiting Coaches

Steph Harper. Buddy Sellers. Mehmet Farrow. Bob Lopez. Tammy Habich. Tye Barclay. Kaden Price. Lily Rivera. Chris Wright. Sammy Sanchez.